Long John Silver

Mhichael Dubh By Mhichael Dubh, 25th Aug 2013 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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A story of our family from the Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides off the coast of Scotland . This story take place in 1601. I 'm writing a script for a movie it will be finished later, I have a lot of stories about the island, i grew up with my Grandpa in East Vancouver. He was a great story teller.

Long John Silver

Capt. John De Silva aka Long John Silver as portrayed by a British actor Arthur Bourchier, Capt. John De Silva of the Portuguese Navy Circa 1600 was My grand mothers GGG Grand Father. And a great friend of the 35th Chief of the Clan Mac Neil of Barra Roderick "the Turbulent" Who was Married to a woman from Clan MacLean of Dowart(Duart) and later to a woman named Marion MacDonald. The children from both of these marriages fought over the title of chief of Clan MacNeil aft 1601. putting Two And Two together. Story has it Roderick was taken to King James Court and tried for Piracy! He was released and was quoted telling the King " I slue the two whores that killed your Mother" Bonnie Prince Charley was smuggled back to France on a Portuguese trading ship. The Jacobite code word for the Prince was "Marion" ! "Here's To Marion" Slainte!



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author avatar Mhichael Dubh
I,m 51 lived in BC all my life. Love to write, Dyslexic, Carpenter by trade, land developer, Home builder, Ex Rugby player injury ends, Baseball pitcher since 6 to 19 tragic injury ends career hopes.

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author avatar Sivaramakrishnan A
27th Aug 2013 (#)

Really going back in time - siva

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